Fast and positive positioning.
The Cleco tool originated in the aircraft industry - primarily developed for pre-fitting and finish installation of skin on airplanes and rockets. It didn't take long for the rest of the world to discover the benefits and versatility of a Cleco fastener.
This temporary fastening solution is now used extensively by professionals in many areas of race car construction, hot rod fabrication and auto restoration. Cleco fasteners are invaluable tool for all types of fabricating.
Clecos are like an extra set of hands - you will use these often !
The Cleco system is a re-usable spring loaded blind fastener, basically serving as an easy-to-use temporary rivet. Often referred to as a removable panel fastener or Cleco pin, they're a very helpful tool for a fabricator and priceless.
Clecos help when mounting:
- Body Panels
- Lexan Windows
- Interior Tin
- Floor Boards
- Firewall / Dash
- Wing Skin
- Locating tabs for welding
- Carbon Fiber
How do they work ?
Pro-werks Cleco spring loaded fasteners are very easy to use; grab the special Cleco pliers simply insert the expanding end in to a pre-drilled pilot hole of the material to be held, and release to accurately position the panel - it's now held tight and on location.
When satisfactory final fit up is achieved, the drilled pilot hole may be either plug welded, riveted or opened up for the appropriate size finished mounting bolt, Dzus button or Quarter turn fastener.
The steel body of Pro-Werks Clecos are color coated, for quick size identification.
Cleco sizes & colors:
- 3/32" diameter x 1/4" grip (Silver Color)
- 1/8" diameter x 1/4" grip (Copper Color)
- 3/16" diameter x 1/4" grip (Gold Color)
Be prepared - fill up your tool box!
The Pro-Werks Cleco fastener kits are great starter packages, and also make a perfect gift for a friend.
The complete kit includes pliers and a quantity of 10 each - 3/32", 1/8" and 3/16" diameter Clecos.
If you need more of this temporary fastening system for large projects, additional Cleco fasteners are available in convenient packs of 10 and extra Cleco pliers may be purchased individually.
Pro-Werks Clecos are Made in the USA